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[liberationtech] Tomorrow | Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Korea: New Trends in Acceleration & Internationalization

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Wed Oct 8 17:04:39 PDT 2014

From: Siejen Yin-Stevenson <siejeny at>

US-Asia Technology Management Center
Fall 2014 Seminar Series
Thursday, October 9th, 2014

EE402A: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem of Korea:
New Trends in Acceleration and Internationalization

Stanford University | Gates Building Room B01 (Hewlett-Packard Auditorium)
353 Serra Street • Stanford, CA
Thursday, October 9th, 2014 • 4:15-5:30PM
University Seminar Series is Open to the Public

Following an overview of the current state of the entrepreneurial
ecosystem of South Korea, David Lee, Co-Founder & Partner at Kstartup,
will discuss how government and private sector incubation and
acceleration programs are aiming to improve international
competitiveness, growth, and exit opportunities for Korean startups.
Joining David on the panel will be Claire Chang, Managing Director of
Ignite XL, and Jung-Chull Lee, Senior Associate at Reed Smith, LLP.

Specific new developments to be discussed include the upcoming opening
by Google of Campus Seoul, its first space in Asia for startups to
hold events and networking.  Google has already opened similar spaces
in London, Tel Aviv, Warsaw and Sao Paulo.  Our panel will also
address new Korean government support programs for startups and other
private sector programs to connect Korean startups with Silicon Valley
and other overseas resources and markets.

Please join us on Thursday, October 9th for our second session of the
quarter on "New Trends in Startup Company Acceleration: Toward the
Rise of the Global Startup”:

Immediately following the session, we’ll have a short-networking
reception from 5:30 – 6:15PM.

This series is presented by the US-Asia Technology Management Center,
with support from The Miner Foundation and The Stanford Silicon Valley
- New Japan Project.

** Stanford Students: Register for EE402A by Oct. 10th to receive 1
credit for this seminar series!

Upcoming Speakers include:
- Xiao Wang, Chief Firestarter, Innospring
- Sri Jagannathan, Operating Partner and Group CTO, Indusage
- Winston Choe, Managing Partner, Tech Growth Ventures
- Ari Horie, Founder & CEO, Women's Startup Lab

Stay tuned for additional details!


Other Upcoming Affiliate Events & Partner Programs

Oct 8, 2014 – DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Seminar Series
featuring Liz Wiseman / Stanford, CA
** Liz Wiseman is the author of "Rookie Smarts: Why Learning Beats
Knowing in the New Game of Work" and "Multipliers: How the Best
Leaders Make Everyone Smarter," a Wall Street Journal bestseller

Oct 9, 2014 – Stanford Southeast Asia Forum: Are You Missing Out on an
$8 Trillion Opportunity? / Stanford, CA
** Four U.S. Ambassadors discuss opportunities in the ASEAN bloc.

Oct 20-21, 2014 – F50: Funded! S2 / Stanford, CA
** To redeem a complimentary pass to this event, please enter "ecosystem"

Oct 22, 2014 – VLAB: Big Data from Space: Actionable Intelligence on
Earth / Stanford, CA
** Early bird rate ends today at 6PM

Nov 6-7, 2014 – 2014 World Alliance Forum: Impact of Regenerative
Medicine / San Francisco, CA

** Click on the following link for a full listing of upcoming events
and programs:

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